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Can you drink the cup?

by Henri J. M. Nouwen

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Published by Ave Maria Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nouwen, Henri J. M.,
  • Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenri J.M. Nouwen ; [illustrations by Jane Pitz].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2350.2 .N6695 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL986829M
    ISBN 100877935823, 0877935815
    LC Control Number96024924

    Can You Drink the Cup? (Unabridged) audiobook, by Henri J. M. Nouwen Nouwen uses the cup as a metaphor to articulate the basic postures of the spiritual life: holding, lifting and drinking. The cup is a powerful image in our human experience. We use cups in our celebrations of a variety of events. Nouwen reminds us that we also use the cup as a symbolic vessel - for. The Cup That Jesus Drinks “Jesus said to them, ‘The cup that I drink you will drink, and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will be baptized, but to sit at my right hand or at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared’ ” (vv. 39–40).

      The way we answer Jesus’ question, “Can you drink the cup?” has the power to radically change our lives. © Ave Maria Press, Inc. (P) St. Brand: Franciscan Media. Can you drink the cup? Henry J.M. Nouwen HENRI J.M. NOUWEN is the author of more than thirty books. He taught at the University of Notre Dame, as well as Yale and Harvard Universities. From until his death in September, , he was pastor of the L'Arche Daybreak community in Toronto where he shared his life with people with mental File Size: KB.

      The cup is a powerful image in our human experience. We use cups in our celebrations of a variety of events. Nouwen reminds us that we also use the cup as a symbolic vessel—for sorrow, joy, blessings, salvation. “Drinking our cup to the bottom is seen as the expression of the full freedom of the sons and daughters of God,” Nouwen writes.5/5(2). The last book published before Nouwen's death in , Can You Drink the Cup? has been translated into ten languages and sold more than , copies. Exploring the deep spiritual impact of the question Jesus asked his friends James and John, Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to.


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Can you drink the cup? by Henri J. M. Nouwen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Such a great book on holding the cup of life been given to us by God, lifting that cup, and drinking from that cup. Taking the communion cup as the image and even drinking coffee, tea, or wine with friends, Nouwen likens the cup to our life, with all the sorrows and joys we experience and guides us to "drink to the bottom," fulfilling the /5.

Can You Drink the Cup is a soul-searching and worthwhile, at times a confronting book to read. If you want to learn more about the deepest parts of you, if you want to face the questions of how to deal with pain, suffering, the unexpected that life brings - this book is for by: 4. Can You Drink the Cup.

by Henri J. NouwenNotre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press, Inc., (softcover) Discussion Questions for Nouwen Reading Groups Prepared by Claire S. Merritt Recommended number of meetings for this book: 4 Meeting # 1: (pp.

or ) Prologue: The Chalice and the Cup Introduction: The QuestionFile Size: KB. It speaks of raising the cup which is celebrating life in all of its many joys and sorrows. Looking at the cup which is reflecting on each experience that life brings.

Can you drink the cup of life, down to the dregs. I highly recommend this book to everyone 5/5(5). The last book published before Henri Nouwen's death inCan You Drink the Cup.

has been translated into ten languages and sold more thancopies. Exploring the deep spiritual impact of the question Jesus asked his friends James and John, Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to articulate the basics of the spiritual life.4/5(8).

Can You Drink the Cup is a soul-searching and worthwhile, at times a confronting book to read. If you want to learn more about the deepest parts of you, if you want to face the questions of how to deal with pain, suffering, the unexpected that life brings - this book /5().

“Drinking the cup that Jesus drank is living a life in and with the spirit of Jesus, which is the spirit of unconditional love. The intimacy between Jesus and Abba, his Father, is an intimacy of complete trust, Can you drink the cup? book which there are no power games, no mutually agreed upon promises, no advance by: 4.

The Request of James and John 37 They answered, “Grant that one of us may sit at Your right hand and the other at Your left in Your glory.” 38 “You do not know what you are asking,” Jesus replied. “Can you drink the cup I will drink, or be baptized with the baptism I will undergo?” 39 “We can,” the brothers answered.

“You will drink the cup that I drink,” Jesus said. The last book published before Henri Nouwen's death inCan You Drink the Cup. has been translated into ten languages and sold more thancopies. Exploring the deep spiritual impact of the question Jesus asked his friends James and John, Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to articulate the basics of the spiritual life.

Can You Drink the Cup. is a moving challenge based on Jesus' question to His disciples in Matthew Nouwen says, "I want to tell the story of the cup, not just as my story, but as the story of life" (p. 19). In the autobiographical material I found it easiest to. The way we answer Jesus’ question, “Can you drink the cup?” has the power to radically change our lives.

© Ave Maria Press, Inc. (P) St. Anthony Messenger Press More from the same. "Can you drink the cup?" Jesus asked this question of his friends James and John (Matthew ). It is this question, explains our spiritual guide, Henri Nouwen, that "has the power to crack open the hardened heart and lay bare the tendons of the spiritual life." Nouwen uses the cup as a metaphor to articulate the basic postures of the spiritual life: holding, lifting and drinking.4/5(9).

Can You Drink the Cup. / Edition 10 available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 08/28/ Publisher: Ave Maria Press. Can You Drink the Cup. / Edition Publish your book with B&N. Learn More.5/5(2). The last book published before Henri Nouwen's death inCan You Drink the Cup.

has been translated into ten languages and sold more thancopies. Exploring the deep spiritual impact of the question Jesus asked his friends James and John, Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to articulate the basics of the spiritual life/5(2).

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Henri J. Nouwen Regrettably, at the moment we really do not have any info on the artist Henri J. Nouwen. Nevertheless, we may enjoy if you have almost any. In this book Henri J. Nouwen reflects upon the question which Jesus asked his friends James and John. He believes that this query "has the power to crack open a hardened heart and bear the tendons of the spiritual life." This brief volume is organized around.

Can you drink the cup. Drink, not survey or analyze, ponder or scrutinize – from a distance. But drink – imbibe, ingest, take into you so that it becomes a piece of your inmost self.

And not with cautious sips that barely moisten your lips, but with. The book was titled: “Can you drink the cup?” At pages, it was like most of Nouwen's books, an easy read. Nouwen tells us of his ordination to the priesthood in in Uttrecht, Netherlands. It struck me because the only time I have taken communion from a common cup was on a visit to Uttrecht.

Nouwen tells of receiving a gift from his 4/5(2). Book store Donate Can You Drink The Cup. Henri Nouwen Society. Books. Can You Drink The Cup. Readers will recognize in the title the question in the gospel story, put by Jesus to the sons of Zebedee: “Can you drink the cup that I am going to drink?” (Mt.

20, ). Nouwen focuses on the cup as the centerpiece around which he builds a. "Can You Drink the Cup?" is a book structured around the metaphor of drinking wine. The book starts with citing Matthew In this passage the mother of Zebedee's two sons, James and John, comes to Jesus to request that her sons be given seats at the left and right of Jesus when he comes into his kingdom.

Jesus denies the request posing /5(). Can You Drink The Cup? is becoming a yearly read for me. Though its message covers the calendar, this book was especially poignant for me around Easter this year because of Nouwen’s use of the suffering, sacrifice, and tenacious joy of Jesus and His people to convey his message.We are here for you!

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